How To Prepare Asaana (Caramelized Corn Drink) At Home

Asaana is a Ghanaian drink made from fermented corn and caramelized sugar. Its refreshing and tastes great. You need these few ingredients to prepare asaana.
Photo credit - Yen.com

Photo credit – Yen.com

 

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup of Fermented corn
  • Water
  • 2 Cups of Sugar
  • Milk (optional)

Method
1
To get the fermented corn, soak crushed corn in water for about 3 days for it to ferment.

2
Boil the fermented corn for about 30-40 minutes.(To know whether the corn is ready, the foam on top will clear).

3
Next, pour the sugar in a saucepan and make sugar syrup(make sure it turns dark brown)

4
Then strain the water from the boiled corn and add it to the saucepan containing syrup and stir.

5
Strain the chaff with a muslin cloth and store in a fridge.

6
serve with ice cubes and milk

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